Reply to post: Re: European Extremely Large Telescope...

Half a billion for BLOODY BIG telescope in Chile

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Re: European Extremely Large Telescope...

Apart from the altitude, dry air, and low light pollution, Chile has two big advantages for astronomy - it's politically stable, and even more importantly it's in the southern hemisphere, unlike all those North American and European observatories, so sees a different region of the sky.

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